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“Excellent authentic Spanish corner in the Lake District”
Review of El Porton

El Porton
Ranked #10 of 84 Restaurants in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 9 - US$ 32
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Bueno, bueno, bueno! Excellent tapas and paella de mariscos in this small but welcoming restaurant, which has Spanish staff.
We had very good gazpacho, pimientos al padron and croquetas (ham and chicken) to start, followed by a lovely paella which was deceptively large for two people. Bottle of Rioja brought the bill to just under £60, which we felt was good value we felt. Only downside was that the dessert menu did not include flan or crema catalana .
There is a small deli too where you can buy chorizo, beans in bottles and so on.
Overall we were very impressed and can strongly recommend this restaurant to any fan of Spanish tapas. Muchas gracias, El Porton!

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Really fantastic Spanish tapas! The restaurant had a lovely ambience, friendly and helpful staff, quick service and most importantly an array of choice for food and wine. We really enjoyed our evening here.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Had a very enjoyable meal at El Porton last night. Between two of us we had Padron Peppers (little green peppers with an occasional hot chilli one mixed in (like pepper Russian Roulette!), a small portion of paella, garlic king prawns, tender calamari with a dip, delicious white anchovies on bread, and a mixture of lovely breads with balsamic olive oil. We followed this with tasty almond cake and ice cream and fab chocolate coated orange cake with ice cream. Enjoyed a lovely bottle of Spanish wine with our meal. Pleasant surroundings and very helpful Spanish staff.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Thought this was a great value for money, authentic and friendly restaurant. Pedro jimimez and churros for pudding my highlight, although meatballs and potatoes with alioli pretty close!

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lovely food, lovely atmosphere, lovely staff. Will be back! : )
Congratulations for opening this restaurant in Windermere, Im Spanish and i really enjoy it!

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